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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter associated with 226 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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D39927

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Samuel Bellin, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by George Routledge, after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, published 15 August 1844
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D39928

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, circa 1844
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D39930

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by D.J. Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, 1850s-1860s
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D39929

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by Lemercier, published by Victor Delarue, after William Walker & Sons
lithograph, 1864
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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell. ('Statesmen, No. 18. "The greatest liberal statesman of modern times."')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 5 June 1869
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D6536

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, before 1901
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